Categories for Fountain Works

April 24 | FORTY-FOURTH DAY – FOUNTAIN REPAIRS

Today was the forty-fourth day of the repairs to the fountain. Here is what was done, followed by some photos: City Parks Department staff worked on a few remaining items: they used expanding foam insulation to fill in where the concrete had been removed to install the new plumbing; they completed the drain for the middle bowl; they installed the...

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April 17 | FORTY-THIRD DAY – FOUNTAIN REPAIRS

Today was the forty-third day of the repairs to the fountain. Here is what was done, followed by some photos: A couple Friends of the Fountain and Walk Board members volunteered to vacuum and wet mop the fountain pool surface. The fountain repairs are complete, with the exception of a few minor tasks. The fountain was started and it looks...

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April 15 | FORTY-SECOND DAY – FOUNTAIN REPAIRS

Today was the forty-second day of the repairs to the fountain. Here is what was done, followed by some photos: The Electrical Department replaced the wiring in the vault to the four pool light fixtures. They also completed installing one new light fixture and adding sealant gel to the junction box, which is submerged under water. The gel requires two...

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April 14 | FORTY-FIRST DAY – FOUNTAIN REPAIRS

Today was the forty-first day of the repairs to the fountain. Here is what was done, followed by some photos: City Parks Department staff worked on remedying the water not coming out of the top (crown jet fountainhead) as before. They installed a few more pipes to make the temporary setup permanent. This should allow the water to come out...

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April 2 | FORTIETH DAY – FOUNTAIN REPAIRS

Today was the fortieth day of the repairs to the fountain. Here is what was done, followed by some photos: City Parks Department staff and a couple Friends of the Fountain and Walk (FOFW) Board members worked on remedying the water not coming out of the top (crown jet fountainhead) as before. City Parks Department staff installed a few more...

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March 28 | THIRTY-NINTH DAY – FOUNTAIN REPAIRS

Today was the thirty-ninth day of the repairs to the fountain. Here is what was done, followed by some photos: A couple Friends of the Fountain and Walk (FOFW) Board members worked on remedying the water not coming out of the top (crown jet fountainhead) as before. This is a temporary fix to help us understand the problem. City Parks...

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March 27 | THIRTY-EIGHTH DAY – FOUNTAIN REPAIRS

Today was the thirty-eighth day of the repairs to the fountain. Here is what was done, followed by some photos: City Parks Department staff met with a couple Friends of the Fountain and Walk (FOFW) Board members to discuss plans for remedying the water not coming out of the top (crown jet fountainhead) as before, as well as removing the...

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March 26 | THIRTY-SEVENTH DAY – FOUNTAIN REPAIRS

Today was the thirty-seventh day of the repairs to the fountain. Here is what was done, followed by some photos: City Parks Department staff tested the pumps to see if the water would come out of the top (crown jet fountainhead) as before. It does not, so there will have to be some adjustments made to the pipes. Staff cleaned...

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March 25 | THIRTY-SIXTH DAY – FOUNTAIN REPAIRS

Today was the thirty-sixth day of the repairs to the fountain. Here is what was done, followed by some photos: City Electrical Department “unlocked” the circuit breaker box that provides electricity to operate the fountain. City Parks Department staff ran the pumps to see if everything was working as planned. It was discovered that there was sediment and debris still...

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March 24 | THIRTY-FIFITH DAY – FOUNTAIN REPAIRS

Today was the thirty-fifth day of the repairs to the fountain. Here is what was done, followed by some photos: City Electrical Department still must “unlock” the circuit breaker box and provide electricity to operate the fountain. They were waiting for City Parks Department staff to advise them that all of the leaks are fixed. City Parks Department staff went...

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